NHL: Philadelphia 3, Detroit 2

DETROIT, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- James van Riemsdyk, Dan Carcillo and Scott Hartnell each scored second-period goals Sunday in the Philadelphia Flyers' 3-2 win over Detroit.

NHL: Philadelphia 5, Montreal 3

MONTREAL, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- James van Riemsdyk gave Philadelphia the lead with 5:33 left in a wild third period Wednesday and the Flyers went on to defeat Montreal 5-3.

NHL: Philadelphia 2, Boston 1 (OT)

BOSTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Mike Richards found the net with 3 seconds remaining in overtime Saturday, handing the Philadelphia Flyers a 2-1 win over Boston.

NHL: Philadelphia 3, Montreal 2

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- James Van Riemsdyk's third-period goal proved decisive Monday in the Philadelphia Flyers' 3-2 decision over the Montreal Canadiens.

NHL: Philadelphia 6, Montreal 0

PHILADELPHIA, May 16 (UPI) -- Michael Leighton turned aside 28 shots Sunday and the Philadelphia Flyers pounded Montreal 6-0 in the first game of their Eastern Conference finals series.

NHL: Boston 5, Philadelphia 4 (OT)

BOSTON, May 1 (UPI) -- Mark Savard's overtime goal Saturday lifted the Boston Bruins to a 5-4 win over Philadelphia in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

NHL: Philadelphia 7, Tampa Bay 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 2 (UPI) -- Claude Giroux scored two goals and Mike Richards added a single goal and three assists Tuesday to power the Philadelphia Flyers to a 7-2 win over Tampa Bay.

NHL: Philadelphia 3, New Jersey 2

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Flyers came from behind Monday with goals by James Van Riemsdyk, Jeff Carter and Mike Richards and beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2.

NHL: Philadelphia 2, New York Rangers 0

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Ray Emery earned his second shutout of the season Thursday by making 24 saves and leading the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-0 decision over the New York Rangers.
NHL: Philadelphia 7, Pittsburgh 4

NHL: Philadelphia 7, Pittsburgh 4

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Two goals each from Jeff Carter and James van Riemsdyk Thursday keyed an offensive onslaught that brought the Philadelphia Flyers a 7-4 win over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Philadelphia 3, Boston 1

BOSTON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Kimmo Timonen scored twice in a three-goal, third-period Philadelphia surge Monday and the Flyers knocked off the Boston Bruins 3-1.

NHL: Philadelphia 3, Los Angeles 2

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Rookie James van Riemsdyk scored the decisive goal early in the third period Wednesday, helping the Philadelphia Flyers overcome Los Angeles 3-2.

NHL: Philadelphia 3, New Jersey 2

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- James van Riemsdyk put Philadelphia ahead midway through the final period Monday and the Flyers went on to edge New Jersey 3-2.

NHL: Philadelphia 6, Carolina 1

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- David Laliberte's first NHL game Saturday was a memorable one with a goal and an assist in Philadelphia's 6-1 home win over Carolina.

NHL: Philadelphia 5, New Jersey 2

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Ray Emery had 24 saves Saturday to help the Philadelphia Flyers post a 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils.
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James van Riemsdyk
Philadelphia Flyers James van Riemsdyk celebrates his goal with Flyers Arron Asham after scoring in the first period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh on January 7, 2010. UPI/Archie Carpenter

James van Riemsdyk (born May 4, 1989) (also known as JVR) is an American professional ice hockey left winger who plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Van Riemsdyk attended Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey before transferring out after his sophomore year to move to Ann Arbor, Michigan play for the U.S. National Team Development Program. Before that he played Mite to Bantam at Brick Hockey Club in Brick, NJ. As a youth in the greater NY area, JVR was an avid New York Rangers fan.

Van Riemsdyk was drafted second overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft behind number one pick and fellow American Patrick Kane, marking the first time in NHL history that two Americans were drafted 1st and 2nd overall in the same draft.

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